Webcams

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    How To Make a sound when webcam is turned on?

    Hi all, I work remotely and a part of their policies include taking a photo via webcam at a random time every 10 minutes. When the webcam is turned on, a small light besides it is lit for about 10 seconds before the photo is captured but this can easily go undetected resulting in some awkward...
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    Question Can the webcam be enabled by hackers even though it's disabled in the UEFI BIOS?

    I have disabled the webcam in the UEFI Firmware Settings which meant no apps could turn on the webcam. Can hackers still turn on the webcam even though it's disabled in the UEFI Firmware Settings.
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    Solved! Webcam not detected by laptop and programmes

    Hi, would like to ask if anyone knows why the webcam (called HD WebCam in Device Manager hidden devices) in-built into my Gigabyte laptop displays a code 45, i.e. "not connected" to my laptop. As such, the Windows Camera app or other programmes like Skype do not work. I have since tried...
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    Set Up PC to Automatically Take Photo of User

    Hello everyone, I was researching for a way to set up my pc (built in webcam) to take a photo of whoever logs on (unpassworded). I found one possible answer from 2013 but was wondering if there was a different way, maybe not using storage drives (onedrive, google drive, etc). Thank you in...
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    My cameras keep freezing

    I have a problem I'm hoping someone can help me with. I recently added the logitech brio 4k 60fps webcam to my setup for creating content on Youtube. I also have an Elgato CamLink for my Canon SL2. The problem I'm having is when I try to run the cameras at max settings, meaning 4k, my camera...
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    Solved! Dell Latitude E5550 Webcam Driver

    I have a Dell Latitude E5550 with running Windows 7 Professional. I have somehow lost my integrated webcam driver. Can someone point to where I can download it?
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    Solved! Where i can find webcam drivers for C55-C-1L9

    Where i can find webcam's drivers for Toshiba Satellite C55-C-1L9 ? Impossible to use it under windows 10 64 bits
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    Solved! asus webcam not showing in device manager

    webcam stopped working after restore. i have tried all the available suggestions but none work (ASUS X540L)
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    Solved! How do I stream 2 webcams at the same time on one laptop?

    I want to be able to stream from 2 webcams from different angles at the same time using only one program from my laptop. Which program is the best to use, whether it's free to use or not? I have a Windows 10 laptop that is 2 years old with an i3 processor with a 500GB SSD. I have a Windows 7...
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    Logitech C920 Pro won't work on Windows 10

    I recently bought a logitech C920 Pro. I plugged it on my computer, Installed the Logitech webcam software, and tested it on other applications. Nothing worked. It doesn't even appear in the webcam (it's all black screen), but the blue light turns on even if it's only showing a black screen...
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    Solved! Webcams and apps

    I am trying to decide which webcams to purchase for my office. We have employees in 4 different locations and we need to be able to communicate using a webcam. Can you offer any suggestions on which to buy? Also I know there are phone apps. like Face Time to connect users, is there one that...
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    Laptop webcam static

    So my laptop is already a year old but still in good condition. I've put a tape cover on my webcam before (bcoz of course i was paranoid) and decided months ago to take it off. Since then, whenever i use the camera it has multi colored static lines running horizontally. It only appears when i...
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    Do you cover your webcams?

    I used to cover up all my laptop cameras with post-its/sticky tape until I found some camera sliders off Amazon! Love them! I was also really glad to find out that my Lenovo Smart Display came with a physical camera shutter. I also get to mute the mic anytime I want. I'm always thankful when...
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    webcam not showing in my task manager

    I have a satellite toshiba but there is no web cam in task manager. how do get it back went on toshiba support and its asking me questions i cant answer in the drop down bars. I know part/serial number etc but not other questions
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    I have an Acer aspire e1 431 laptop and I can't find the webcam

    I search for the imaging and ...... Drivers in the device manager but I can't find none
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    webcam locked by another application

    My toshiba laptop worked fine until a few days ago, not sure why or how but now i get error: locked by another application? working on firefox/windows 10. please help before i throw this out the window. thanks
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    my laptop acer aspire e1 571 is not detecting webcam

    my laptop is sayin webcam not fond and integrated webcam is also missing from imaging devices i need to fix this now because i have very urgent video call interview in a hour
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    Worried I’m being spied on

    Is it possible for a hacker to access webcam footage from the past, and not the present. If so how difficult would that be? What information would be required
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    My microphones stopped working about two weeks ago

    For years I've used the microphone in my webcam, but it quit working about 2 weeks ago so I bought a microphone. I can't get it to work either. I guess it's something lower in the system. How do I diagnose what the problem is. The speakers work.
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    Microphone Headset Steel Series 3 not working PC

    I just recently built my Pc Have been using a webcam for a Mic/ Webcam for the first couple weeks just now bought a new headset Artic 3’s to be exact came with a split 3.5 mm Jack mic and audio. Yes I plugged it into the right jacks in the back Yes I uninstalled reinstalled all my audio...
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    Millions of Baby Monitors, Security Cameras Easy to Hack

    Many different brands of cheap security cameras and baby monitors share the same weaknesses, making them easy to hack. Millions of Baby Monitors, Security Cameras Easy to Hack : Read more
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    Logitech C920 webcam software won't install in my Win10

    I bought the Logitech C920 webcam and it states on the box that it is Windows 10 compatible. However, in trying to install the latest Logitech download of their software named lws280.exe (version 2.80.853.0 and dated in 2012) I get the following error message: "NSIS Error. Error writing...
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    1 hour webcam recording only shows 1 second scroll bar?

    Hi People, So I made a recording of myself in the kitchen from my laptop using Free2x. After I finished recording it and checked the file folder, the video only showed a 1 second duration. When I opened it (I use GOM player), the scroll bar only showed 1 second, but after the 1 second...
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    Webcam SPW-229 350K pixel, Spee-Shangai Industrial Co.,Ltd

    Gentlemen, It's about a webcam (SPW-229 350K pixel, Spee-Shangai Industrial Co.,Ltd) that I never used, and the system requirements on its box says - Windows 98/SE/ME/2000/NT/XP. Would there be a way to use this webcam in Windows 10? Thank you very much. Personal info removed Many thanks again.
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    ffmpeg and two (2) logitech 920 webcams

    I am using the following line to preview my webcam: ffmpeg -s 1280x720 -framerate 30 -pix_fmt yuv420p -rtbufsize 100MB -f dshow -i video="Logitech Cam#1" -c:v copy -an -f sdl "WebCAM Preview" this line works fine with cam #1, however when try it with cam #2, I get the error: [dshow @...
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    After installing Windows 10 in my Lenovo g580 laptop ,the webcam isn't found in device manager

    After installing Windows 10 in my Lenovo g580 laptop ,the webcam isn't found in device manager. I checked Lenovo's website for webcam drivers and i found that there is no webcam drivers for Windows 10 Lenovo G580. I had a Lenovo driver CD and was able to find camera drivers for Windows 7 ,but...
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    installing a webcam software

    my HP Elitebook laptop system is not showing my image.... what could be the problem.... if am to install any software, kindly recommend one for me
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    Webcam for Twitch streaming

    hey, everyone, Im trying to figure out what webcam I need for streaming only (not making a video content or etc) I almost have chosen Logitec brand but I need your opinion on that and which model If you have one. Cheers
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    built-in webcam just showing black screen - tried a lot already

    Hi, I've searched through google and the Hp Forums for a fix to my problem but all of the suggestions I found have not worked. I'm working on an Hp Spectre x360 ac013-dx with Windows 10. When I open up the camera app, I get a black screen. When I take a picture, the application locks. I...
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    my Logitec CD 270 webcam wont show the address of video recording,how to locate that recording

    my Logitec CD 270 webcam wont show the address of video recording,how to locate that recording
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    can i use my canon fs200 video camrea as a webcam

    i have been trying for weeks to get this working i would like to stream through my laptop
  32. henrique.haag

    How to print pictures taken by a Webcam instantly?

    Hey, I'm building a photo booth for a school project. I'm using an old webcam, and old computer and an instant printer. Now, here's the problem: How do I get the computer to print the photo taken by the webcam instantly? Does anyone know a software, that I can use? Thanks in advance. Henry
  33. stefjohn2k17

    Lenovo Thinkpad L440 webcam not detected

    Hello I recently did a fresh win10 pro installation and since then my webcam does not get detected by any app or the device manager. I changed the cable for it and still nothing. I searched for about 2hrs about this problem and I found nothing. Can someone please help me? The webcam was working...
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    Webcam not recognised

    The webcam that came with my new (two weeks old) Acer Aspire is not recognised. I was told on Acer Chat Line to reset the PC with the remove everything option. I am loathe to do this and have read an old thread on your forum which implies that re-setting the PC caused the loss of the webcam...
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    webcam wont turn back on!! please help!!

    I got to close to my camera while on hangouts video chat with my boyfriend and now i cant get my camera to come back on!!! please help me! i video chat my boyfriend and my mother all the time and i really want to get this fixed :(
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    Solved! What are some good video cameras that I can use as webcams at home and not much else?

    the logitech c920 is at a great price right now. 100 cad. So if I explore my options I can get that. But I feel like I'd like to spend 250-350 cad on a camera so I can do some high quality youtube. Do you feel like the extra premium I'd be paying would just go to stabalization and internal...
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    Looking for a USB/ethernet camera that gives raw unompressed images (not necessarily footage)

    Hi Most webcams compress their video feed onboard or at the driver level. This means that they can't give an uncompressed image, even a still. I don't necessarily need a video feed, but I need maximum detail from some monitoring cameras I plan to set up. My question is: Does anyone know of...
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    Web cam missing

    My webcam on satellite sc55 with Windows 10 w/64 bit. But web cam is totally gone. Nothing on system at all. Only hardware built-in. Therefore I can't just click on it, uninstall etc. I have been all over the net, Toshiba, Microsoft, many forums & download sites. Can't find a driver anywhere...
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    Toshiba laptop webcam/mic help?

    Hi, my laptop is a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5300. How can I make sure the webcam and mic are working properly? I signed up with an online work at home job who said my webcam and/or microphone wasn't working properly after I did a job practice test for them. I could not tell that there was a...
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    Looking For Laptop & Webcam Suggestions

    UPDATE: So it's come to my attention that I'm actually the biggest idiot on the planet and it never once crossed my mind that I could use an external webcam via USB connection. Shoot me. Anyway, I guess what I'm looking for now are still the same laptop requirements listed below (preferably a...
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    Acer Laptop Mic Issues

    I am trying to use Google Hangout on my Acer Laptop but when I use my web cam you can barely hear my voice and when I try to use my earbuds with a mic it doesn't pick it up at all. Anyone have any solutions? Thanks!!
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    Using a canon powershot sx 60 hs as a webcam

    Hello, I have recently been looking into to live streaming and decided i would need a face cam. i figured that the best quality would probably come from using my canon power shot sx 60 hs but when i plug it in it is not recognised by any of the programs that you can do this with and the HDMI on...
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    webcam asus issue

    Asus webcam not able to open...USB2.0 HD UVC WebCam...It's inbuilt on my ASUS F550L
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    WEBCAM DRIVER for sony I have sony vaio SVE1512E1EW

    I have sony vaio SVE1512E1EW - Windows 8.1 and my laptop ALL OF A SUDDEN can´t detect my webcamera...I have tried so many things and nothing works. Now Im trying to find the webcaerma driver to download, can someone help ? P.S : IM DESPERATE
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    Acer laptop camera constantly on

    I have had this problem for a while now. Quite frankly, at this point, I'm rather creeped out by it. I have done just about everything to fix this. I disabled it in the settings and uninstalled it but, it`s still on, giving me notifications every time it resets itself. Acer won't even help over...
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    How toI install WebCam to P8 lite Huawei phone

    P8 lite Huawei phone
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    The Best Webcams for Xbox One

    Take streaming and video calls to the next level on your Xbox One with an external webcam. Here are our best picks. The Best Webcams for Xbox One : Read more
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    Trying to connect camera to security system

    How can I connect my MobitechPlus MW1350 webcam to my Bunker Hill Security System?
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    Save Up to 30 Percent During Logitech's Flash Sale

    A 1-day sale on some of our favorite Logitech accessories. Save Up to 30 Percent During Logitech's Flash Sale : Read more
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    Question about my camera

    Good Day everyone, I have a Canon powershot A3400 IS HD. Can I use it as a webcam? I tried searching to google if it is possible, but I can't get a direct answer. I also tried to look the specs of this camera, but to be honest I can't understand almost half of it. I tried connecting it to my PC...
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    Webcam software / simple code suggestions for seemingly simple task?

    Hi, i was wondering if anyone may be able to help suggest any appropriate freeware or a way of doing this in Windows with a few lines of codes, because frankly i'm stumped.... I'm trying to find a way to use a webcam to take photos that display instantly, either windowed or full screen, and are...
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    Need support on my computer should i upgrade ? (Please Help Me)

    Hello all, Currently i do youtube on my pc and all the specs will be listed down below. I just need advise on should i upgrade my pc/buy new one? This is what i need it to do: What i need my pc to do: 1.) Record game play with my Elgato in 720P. 2.) Record my voice at the same time while...
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    can a webcam be installed into a lap top

    want to install a webcam into my laptop is it possible?
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    Built in Webcam is not working

    hi, my name is westlee. i have Acer Aspire One D257 Laptop, but why does the build in webcam is not working. i already checked device manager and everything is fine. help me
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    How to download and install webcam driver for sony vaio sve1713dcxb windows10-64bit

    My webcam is not detectable and it's not listed under the device manager's dropdown list
  56. ffomar

    Connecting Laptops Webcam to PC

    I don't have a webcam and I am trying to connect my laptops webcam to my PC. I tried yawCam but the quality is terrible. Is there a way i can directly connect? Something over IP? both are connected to the same router. I can easily do it with phone to PC but i want to use my laptop as its easier...
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    My Acer Aspire webcam is partly blurry.

    My webcam suddenly became blurry